Extremities
St Helena's Decisive Decade
Jan 01, 2020 23:27

St Helena's Decisive Decade

On January 1st, 2020, St Helena enters what will potentially be the most important and consequential decade in its history. Extremities is made possible by Curiosity Stream. Sign up for a Curiosity Stream subscription at http://CuriosityStream.com/ext and get a free subscription to Nebula--the streaming video site that Wendover Productions helped found. On Nebula, find The World's Most Useful Airport--the documentary we produced about St Helena's airport.
Cruise Ship Day
Dec 26, 2019 27:37

Cruise Ship Day

Suddenly, 800 tourists arrive on the tiny island of St Helena. Extremities is made possible by Curiosity Stream. Sign up for a Curiosity Stream subscription at http://CuriosityStream.com/ext and get a free subscription to Nebula--the streaming video site that Wendover Productions helped found. On Nebula, find The World's Most Useful Airport--the documentary we produced about St Helena's airport.
An Island and its Airport
Dec 18, 2019 28:58

An Island and its Airport

After 500 years alone, St Helena gets a little closer to the world. Extremities is made possible by Curiosity Stream. Sign up for a Curiosity Stream subscription at http://CuriosityStream.com/ext and get a free subscription to Nebula--the streaming video site that Wendover Productions helped found. On Nebula, find The World's Most Useful Airport--the documentary we produced about St Helena's airport.
Dinner with the Economists
Dec 11, 2019 28:26

Dinner with the Economists

When you go to a tiny, isolated island in the middle of the South Atlantic and get invited to dinner by the island's top two economists, you say yes. Extremities is made possible by Curiosity Stream. Sign up for a Curiosity Stream subscription at http://CuriosityStream.com/ext and get a free subscription to Nebula--the streaming video site that Wendover Productions helped found. On Nebula, find The World's Most Useful Airport--the documentary we produced about St Helena's airport.
Slavery, Mutiny, Goats, and a Frenchman
Dec 04, 2019 33:09

Slavery, Mutiny, Goats, and a Frenchman

200 years of St Helena's history in a tidy 30 minutes. This episode is made possible by Curiosity Stream. Sign up for a yearly Curiosity Stream subscription at http://CuriosityStream.com/ext and get a free subscription to Nebula--the streaming video site that Wendover Productions helped found. On Nebula, find The World's Most Useful Airport--the documentary we produced about St Helena's airport.
Arrival on St Helena
Nov 27, 2019 30:02

Arrival on St Helena

Extremities is back for season 3--this time, in the middle of the South Atlantic. This episode is made possible by Curiosity Stream. Sign up for a yearly Curiosity Stream subscription at http://CuriosityStream.com/ext and get a free subscription to Nebula--the streaming video site that Wendover Productions helped found. On Nebula, find The World's Most Useful Airport--the documentary we produced about St Helena's airport.
Svalbard's Act Three
Oct 30, 2019 22:38

Svalbard's Act Three

Svalbard is in its prime, but that could soon end. This episode was supported by: Dashlane: Stay safe online by using Dashlane's package of security tools. Try Dashlane premium for free for 30-days by signing up at http://Dashlane.com/extremities and the use the code, "extremities," for 10% off upgrading to premium --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
The Economy of the World's Northernmost town
Oct 24, 2019 26:39

The Economy of the World's Northernmost town

The high arctic is not normally home to thriving economies but somehow, Longyearbyen's is. The episode was made possible by: Audible: Start listening with a 30-day free trial where you get 1 audiobook and 2 Audible originals absolutely free by signing up at http://Audible.com/ext or text "ext" to 500-500 --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Pyramiden: The High-Arctic Soviet Ghost Town
Oct 16, 2019 26:21

Pyramiden: The High-Arctic Soviet Ghost Town

20 years ago, what was previously the Soviet Union's model town in the high arctic closed for good. Today, though, it's slowly being revitalized. This episode was supported by: Dashlane: Stay safe online by using Dashlane's package of security tools. Try Dashlane premium for free for 30-days by signing up at http://Dashlane.com/extremities and the use the code, "extremities," for 10% off upgrading to premium --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
The Russian Town in Norwegian Svalbard
Oct 09, 2019 27:27

The Russian Town in Norwegian Svalbard

Barentsburg--a Russian town nestled within a Norwegian archipelago. This episode was made possible by: Audible: Start listening with a 30-day free trial where you get 1 audiobook and 2 Audible originals absolutely for free by signing up at http://Audible.com/ext or text "ext" to 500-500 --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app